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Celebrate Lunar New Year: Seollal edition

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Celebrate Lunar New Year: Seollal edition

As part of our celebrate the Lunar New Year series, we've asked a few of our blogger/IG momma friends simple questions about how they celebrate the Lunar New Year. Today, we bring you Sandy, who celebrates Korean New Year, or Seollal.Hello! I’m Sandy, and my husband and I are currently raising three 3rd generation kiddos ages 1-6 in the Unites States. I was born in Korea, moved to the States when young, and had not celebrated Korean New Year or Seollal (설날) ever since...until this year! When I think of Seollal, I think of three things: the food, the clothes,...


Celebrate Lunar New Year: Tết edition!

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Celebrate Lunar New Year: Tết edition!

As part of our Celebrate Lunar New Year series, we've asked a few of our blogger friends/IG Mommas simple questions about how they celebrate the Lunar New Year. For our first in the series, we bring you Stephanie, who celebrates Vietnamese New Year, or Tết (short for Tết Nguyên Đán). Chúc mừng năm mới !! Means Happy New Year in Vietnamese! Hi, my name is Stephanie Textor and I'm a first generation Vietnamese American. I am from Seattle, Washington, and currently stationed in Sacramento, California. My husband is in the Military and serves in the United States Coast Guard. I am...


Our Chinese New Year Infographic for Kids Explained!

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Our Chinese New Year Infographic for Kids Explained!

Lunar New Year is celebrated by all across the world in different Asian countries, notably in China. The infographic below explains some of the important traditions families have while celebrating Chinese New Year. Each of the words in our word cloud is also significant. Here’s why!   Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year), or Spring Festival, is celebrated based on the Chinese Lunar calendar and is traditionally a time where Chinese families gather to honor their ancestors and wish for good fortune, prosperity, health and success to come upon their homes. Its origins are likely related to farmers celebrating the...


Our Dia de los Muertos Infographic for kids explained!

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Our Dia de los Muertos Infographic for kids explained!

Our Dia de los Muertos highlights some of the important traditions and symbols of the festival. Each of the words in our word cloud have a special significance, noted in the story below!   Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations begin on November 1 and culminate on November 2.  While it originated in Mexico as an Aztec tradition, it is celebrated all throughout Latin America and the United States. On November 1, Day of the Angels, or Dia de Angelitos, remembers babies and children that have passed away. On November 2, or Dia de los Muertos, people...


Our Diwali Infographic for Kids Explained!

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Our Diwali Infographic for Kids Explained!

Diwali, or Hindu New Year, is celebrated by Hindus all across the world, honoring the victory of good over evil. The Diwali infographic below explains some of the important traditions families have while celebrating Diwali. Each of the words in our word cloud are also significant. Here’s why! Diwali – While celebrated differently in various regions, Hindus generally celebrate 5 days of Diwali: Day One: Dhanteras (Day of fortune) Day Two: Naraka Chaturdasi (Day of knowledge) – also called Chhoti (Little) Diwali Day Three: Diwali (Day of light) – Main day of celebrations Day Four: Annakut (New Year) Day Five:...